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MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 10:00am PST
jack lew to be his next treasury secretary replacing timothy geithner. lew is going from a wall street and capitol hill favorite geithner it a budget cruncher not known for relationships with conservative republicans. >> he is knowledgeable. he works hard. he gets the job done and done right. he is a leader in every sense of that word. is he lib sflal you bet. is he more liberal than i am? you bet. he will offer the president his advice, but i guarantee you he is also a great soldier. the president makes a decision. jack lew will march forward. >> with lew's apointment to treasury, does the president need some binders full of women? >> the president believes that diversity is important because it -- having diversity increases the excellence of the pool of advisors around you, pool of the staff that you have here, and i think that's been demonstrated by the kinds of -- you know, the degree of talent that he has around him now and has had around him in the first term, and i think it will be true in the second term. >> guns and videos. will vice president biden get anywhere with th
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
tomorrow jack lew is going to be named treasury secretary. you got a lot of us excited because you tweeted out jack lew's signature, it's the legit signature. this is the signature that's going to be on all the u.s. currency once he takes over as they recirculate the new bills. >> that signature is more in line with him being a doctor, andrea, maybe a reporter, not a secretary of the treasury. what i would say, somebody reminded me that tim geithner changed his signature a little bit when he became treasury secretary because he's going to be on the bill. so maybe. >> let's see it again. bring that picture back, because we just showed what it would look like. that is his signature. that's jack lew. if you want to go to him -- he may be a doctor, maybe he has a ph.d. he's not a medical doctor as far as i know. it's got to be the world's worst signature, looks more like a doodle. >> i wonder how he came up with it. >> assuming that's confirmed. one more quick thing, we showed you the picture that the white house photographer took of the president and his top advisers during one of the
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
challenges ahead. what's the reaction from the markets from foreign capitol and from jack lew as treasury nominee. u.s. economics editor for "the economist," and senior economics reporter steve leaseman. steve, first to you. what are the markets saying? what is jack lew's reputation in wall street and what do you see coming forward with debt negotiations? >> i think this appointment is being taken advisedly in the sense that it's a kind of wait and see. you know, from my perspective, having covered more or less -- more or less degrees, seven of the past treasury secretaries, jack lew does come to the table with a bio that perhaps has less independence in it than any treasury secretary i can remember. robert rubin, hailing from goldman sachs, salary summers was a renowned economist. paul o'neil from alcoa. there's nothing on lew's resume that suggests any measure of independence. markets want a little bit of independence from their treasury secretary. that said, if jack lew's appointment can, in fact, result in some kind of longer term budget deal affixed to entitlements, tax reform, corpo
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